Wednesday October 01, 2014




  • Fairness Express stops in North Battleford

    A big green bus emblazoned with the words “Only Fair is Fair — Income Equality Isn’t” stopped in downtown North Battleford Thursday to spread a message of tax fairness.
    The Fairness Express parked on 12th Avenue, next to the farmers’ market, as part of

  • Virginia Favel: ‘We live in a divided community’

    “It’s hard to live in a community when people are so divided,” says Virginia Favel of Sweetgrass First Nation.
    One might think the division Favel talks about is the one between First Nation people and non-First Nation people. But it’s not.
    Favel says

Top Headlines

Boil water order issued for Wednesday to residents of 101st, Borden and Laurier Crescents

Residents living on three roads in North Battleford should start boiling their water starting early ...

Reshuffle lands Cox in role as government whip

The recent cabinet changes have given Battlefords MLA Herb Cox some new responsibilities. Cox is ...

Bus drivers in short supply, new strategies in the works

Across the Living Sky School Division, across the province, across the country – there is a serious ...

Graffiti an issue again at City Hall

A familiar issue made its way into city council chambers Monday. It is graffiti, particularly...

Recommendations presented on fire services

North Battleford city council has received a full fire services review report, and with it are a...

Staying safe on the farm

Students from the area took part in a Farm Safety Days presentation at the Agrivilla in North...

More RM Results

Some more results have become known in the rural municipality elections in the province, as a...

Nurse practitioner and physician welcomed

The North Saskatchewan River Municipal Health Holdings has acquired a new nurse practitioner,...

Tim McMillan leaving as minister, Lloydminster MLA

A prominent Northwest-area MLA has resigned for a new role in the petroleum sector. Lloydminster ...

Long-time Hafford resident reaches milestone

Aug. 2, at the Hafford Gospel Fellowship hall, a come and go tea was held to honour Mary Sendecki a ...

Two new doctors welcomed

The Maidstone Hospital Auxiliary hosted a meet and greet afternoon Sept. 7 for two new physicians...

Ag. Society hosts 5th summer show

The fifth Annual Turtleford Ag Society Summer Cattle Show was held Aug. 9 at the Turtleford Ag....


Recent News

Crusaders keep it close but falter in second half

The John Paul II Crusaders fell victim to the big play again as they dropped a 40-24 decision to...


Midget Stars split with Regina

The new-look Battlefords Stars opened their Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League campaign at home...


Members called to assist ambulance with unconscious woman

The North Battleford RCMP detachment received more than 90 calls for service between 6 a.m. Friday, ...


Gunshots really fireworks

What was reported as gunshots at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday in North Battleford, turned out to be...


Just three quarters of canola left to go

Another week of beautiful Aboriginal Summer and harvest weather. How long will it will last no one...


Getting to know annuities

You are nearing or already into retirement and you want to maintain a secure income stream, pass a...



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